Ray Bradbury on facing rejection and inspiration from a certain beagle …

26 Oct

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Famous advice on writing abounds—Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 tips on how to make a great story, David Ogilvy’s 10 no-bullshit tips, Henry Miller’s 11 commandments, Jack Kerouac’s 30 beliefs and techniques, John Steinbeck’s six pointers, and various invaluable insight from other great writers. In Snoopy’s Guide to the Writing Life, Barnaby Conrad and Monte Schulz, son of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, bring a refreshing lens to the writing advice genre by asking 30 famous authors (and entertainers) to each respond to a favourite Snoopy comic strip with a 500-word essay on the trials of the writing life.  Ray Bradbury’s contribution below …

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/05/ray-bradbu…

 

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